During a banquet held at the Grand Glaize Inn on Tuesday night, teachers from the Camdenton R-III District were honored.

During a banquet held at the Grand Glaize Inn on Tuesday night, teachers from the Camdenton R-III District were honored.

Thirteen teachers were nominated for Teacher of the Year. Two were chosen; one representing elementary education and the other representing secondary education.

Angela Biggers of Hurricane Deck Elementary along with Beth Hines of Camdenton High School were both chosen as Teachers of the Year.

Eight educators were in the running for the prestigious title of Educator of the Year. Melinda Whitney of Camdenton High School was chosen.

The nominees:

Teacher of the Year
Dogwood Elementary: Karen DenHartog, Vicki Luber
Hawthorn Elementary: Allison D. Jolly, Denise Richardson
Hurricane Deck Elementary: Angela Biggers*
Oak Ridge Intermediate: Christi Calvert, Tabitha Thompson
Osage Beach Elementary: Susan Casey
Camdenton Middle School: Tim Mulford, Jane Seifert
Camdenton High School: Chris Garstang, Beth Hines*
Lake Career and Technical Center: Jeff Kitchen

Educator of the Year
Dogwood Elementary: Stefanie Wirths
Hawthorn Elementary: Marcie Rollings
Hurricane Deck Elementary: Candice Thomas
Oak Ridge Intermediate: Toni Edwards
Osage Beach Elementary: Karen Miller
Camdenton Middle School: Beth Blansett
Camdenton High School Horizons: Melinda Whitney*
Lake Career and Technical Center: Garry Briscoe